Judgment is Fueled By God's Jealousy. (Nahum 1:1-7)
Acts 20:27 - or I did not shrink from declaring to you the whole counsel of God.
Gods Judgment: God's righteous act of identifying sin and condemning sinners
Exodus 20:3 – You shall have no other gods before me.
Exodus 34:14 - ...for you shall worship no other god, for the LORD, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God...
Deuteronomy 4:24 – For the LORD your God is a consuming fire, a jealous God.
God is jealous for 3 things that belong to Him:
- His Glory.
- His Work.
- His People.
2 Thessalonians 1:6 - ...God considers it just to repay with affliction those who afflict you
God has a holy concern for what He Loves, and God is Jealous for you.
God's judgment is Fueled by His jealousy.
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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read Nahum 1:1-7
Explain why God is jealous (Nahum 1:2). Why does that fuel His judgment? How is jealousy and judgment tied into God's love?
How should a Christian respond to the Bible’s teaching on God’s judgment?
Respond to this statement: "Isn’t it arrogant for God to demand to receive glory for Himself?”.
What was your big “take-away” from this passage / sermon?
Pray for one another!